• PEOPLE NAME: AKTO TURKMEN OF CHINA

Affinity Group: Central Asian Peoples

Affinity Bloc: Turkic Peoples

People Cluster: Kyrgyz

Language: Uighur - (uig)

Alternate Name(s):

Primary Religion: Islam

Country: China

Also found in:

Population: 4,400

Global Population: 4,400


PEID: 1243

ROP: 113982

Progress of the Gospel: Unengaged and Unreached

Global Status of Evangelical Christianity: Less than 2% Evangelical, No Active CP Activity


Overview: The Akto Turkmen of China, numbering 4,400, are Unengaged and Unreached. They are part of the Kyrgyz people cluster within the Turkic Peoples affinity bloc. This people group is only found in China. Their primary language is Uighur. The primary religion practiced by the Akto Turkmen is Islam, a monotheistic religion built around the teachings of the Qur'an and of the prophet Muhammad.


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